WATCH: Horrific CCTV footage shows moment jeweler stabbed to death in Egypt
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Egyptian security forces arrested one of the perpetrators in a gang that allegedly killed the owner of a gold shop in the city of Al Alamein in Marsa Matrouh, west of Egypt, this week.
The jeweler was brutally murdered while the gang seized the gold in his shop.
A video surveillance camera put up by the shop owner recorded the attack as three thieves entered the shop with a large bag. One of them killed the owner with a heavy blow to the head followed by multiple stabbings leaving the dead body in a pool of blood.
The other two were filling the bag with the stolen jewelry before the three of them fled the scene of the crime.
An investigation revealed that the owner of the gold shop in the city of Al Alamein is called Sami Fletuas Moawad, 51.
A source in Matrouh security department said that it had arrested one of the perpetrators, from the province of Al-Beheira, with 5 kg of stolen gold, a shotgun and knives. His accomplices managed to escape.
The source added that the accused, who was registered as a burglar, revealed the identity of his associates and the security services are dedicating intensive efforts to pursue and arrest them.
The video went viral on social media, with many demanding the arrest of the perpetrators and warning the shopkeepers of the gang, especially in coastal cities frequented by vacationers in Egypt.